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International cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE DarkMatter has entered into the secure communications market with the introduction of its Voice and Chat application for iOS and Android
The application provides end-to-end secure communications, based on the latest advancements in cryptography, cryptographic implementations and network protocols. It is based on a software and hardware security co-design and incorporates an advanced hardware-based cryptographic chip to ensure security and prevent tampering.
The Voice and Chat application also features secure back-end infrastructure to allow secure communications. It is currently deployed commercially, and has garnered interest from entities in the region.
DarkMatter’s portfolio of secure communications solutions can be customised according to client requirements and installed within their premises. The initial use case of the Voice and Chat application was developed to meet the high security requirements of government agencies.
CEO Faisal Al Bannai said, “Given the heightened risk profile faced by many individuals and organisations in the modern world, the offer of a hardened, secure, end-to-end voice and chat application is very timely, and we look forward to commercialising further secure communications solutions within our portfolio in due course.”
The Voice and Chat application is set to offer government entities and security-conscious businesses in the region and further afield the ability to deploy and utilise a regionally developed, word-class solution.
Najwa Aaraj, vice-president – Special Projects, DarkMatter, added, “We are building security capacity within the region, and the secure Voice and Chat application is a proposition that provides additional security to government agencies and businesses requiring such products. Utilising the latest advances in cryptography and security protocols, and tapping into the tier-one talent present at DarkMatter, we believe we are well positioned to provide highly secure solutions demanded by discerning customers across the region.”